badge, headdress, American, US Coast Guard Auxiliary garrison cap badge
A brass badge consisting of two crossed fouled anchors superimposed over which is a blue enamel circle with the title 'UNITED STATES COAST GUARD' above, and the word 'AUXILIARY' below. Within the circle, an unvoided centre has a brass Coast Guard shield, 0.9cm high.
On the rear is a 0.3cm cut-down, threaded post in the centre of the badge for use with a threaded, knurled, circular nut for attachment to a cap.
There is some blue enamel missing around the word 'united'
This badge was worn by US Coast Guard Auxiliaries on their garrison cap.